Ron Kurtz is the originator of the Hakomi Method of Body-Centered Psychotherapy and the method of Mindfulness Based, Assisted Self Study. He is a preeminent influence in progressive psychotherapy. Author or co-author of influential books, published in several Western languages (Body-Centered Psychotherapy, The Body Reveals, and Grace Unfolding) and three books in Japanese.
Ron has led hundreds of trainings and workshops around the world over the last quarter of a century. At present he is leading trainings and workshops in the Ashland, Oregon, Olympia, Washington, and Bozeman, Montana. He does workshops in several countries around the world.
Ron is the recipient of USABP’s 2008 Lifetime Achievement Award.